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Suicide in America: A Test of Durkheim's Theory of Religious and Family Integration, 1933-1980
  • K. D. Breault
  • Medicine, Sociology
  • American Journal of Sociology
  • 1 November 1986
With a set of relevant controls, including population change, income, urbanity, unemployment, and female labor-force participaion, Durkheim's religious and family integration hypotheses are testedExpand
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New Evidence on Religious Pluralism, Urbanism, and Religious Participation
In a recent issue of ASR, Finke and Stark (1988) reported results that contradict long-standing views on the relationship between religious pluralism, urbanism, and religious participation. TheyExpand
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A Comparative Analysis of Durkheim's Theory of Egoistic Suicide*
This paper reports a comparative cross-national test of Durkheim's theory of egoistic suicide, involving indicators of religious, family, and political integration. Linear and nonlinear multipleExpand
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Psychophysical measurement and the validity of the modern economic approach: A presentation of methods and preliminary experiments
Abstract The modern economic approach to human behavior and social interaction argues that people maximize the subjective theoretical quantity utility. This primary presupposition has resisted allExpand
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Durkheim Scholarship and Suicidology: Different Ways of Doing Research in History of Social Thought, and Different Interpretations of Durkheim's Suicide
Steven Stack has argued that we failed to do an adequate review of the relevant literature. Our paper (Breault and Barkey, 1982) was not a review article. We used what we thought were the mostExpand
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Volume Information
WILLIAM L. PARISH, Editor EDWIN AMENTA, DAVID B. GRUSKY, DENNIS P. HOGAN, and R. STEPHEN WARNER (University of Illinois at Chicago), Associate Editors PAUL M. HIRSCH and WENDY NELSON ESPELAND, BookExpand